Braised Endive

Tamasin Day-Lewis's braised endive is simple to make and is an excellent side dish with roast pork or lamb
By Tamasin Day-Lewis
Braised Endive
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 6-12 heads of chicory or endive, depending on size
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemons
  • black pepper

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas 3.

2. Trim any coarse or bruised outer leaves from the chicory heads. Place in a baking dish into which they will fit snugly in a single layer. Dribble over some olive oil, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover tightly with foil or a lid and cook for 1 hour.

3. Sprinkle the lemon juice over the chicory. Cook for another 30 minutes.

4. Serve straight from the baking dish with the juices.

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